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Rockwell Collins pushes forward Air Force effort to rush M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters

Rockwell Collins pushes forward Air Force effort to rush M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif. 16 June 2015. Satellite navigation experts at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,, are speeding their work on developing anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code GPS capability for military operations.

SPACE ELECTRONICS: Rad-tolerant FPGAs for space and high-altitude aviation introduced by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing the RTG4 radiation-tolerant, high-speed field-programmable gate array (FPGA) family for manned spacecraft and satellites.

DATA HANDLING: Boeing looks to Curtiss-Wright to provide data-handling space avionics

Spacecraft designers at the Boeing Co. needed data-handling avionics for the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft that Boeing is building for NASA. 

TEST AND MEASUREMENT: Lockheed Martin Space Systems chooses Marvin's GENASYS for satellite test

Engineers at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems segment in Denver needed performance-testing equipment for high-reliability space electronics designs. They found their solution from Marvin Test Solutions in Irvine, Calif.

RF AND MICROWAVE: Marines look to ViaSat for hatch-mount SATCOM antenna on KC-130J

U.S. Marine Corps aviation experts needed hatch-mount satellite communications (SATCOM) antennas for the KC-130J Super Hercules utility turboprop aircraft. They found their solution from ViaSat Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif.

Air Force to speed M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters

Satellite navigation experts at L-3 Interstate Electronics Corp. (IEC) in Anaheim, Calif., are developing anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code GPS capability for military operations.

Defense industry concerned about cyber security; not sure where to turn for help

The vast majority of those in the aerospace and defense electronics industry are deeply concerned with the susceptibility of their data and systems to cyber attack, yet they are not investing in cyber security tools because of perceived high costs and lack of customer cyber security requirements.

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